- Take note of these four skin cancer symptoms that you can't see
- In 99% of skin cancer cases, the cancer is clearly visible on the outside of the boy - think moles, rashes, blemishes or lesions. However, in 1% of people, symptoms are invisible…
It's rare, but some people experience non-skin symptoms that are their first clue that they have skin cancer. In case you fall into this unlucky minority group, read on to learn about four skin cancer signs that you... ››› more
- [14 December 2017]
- Your teeth-brushing habits may determine your throat cancer risk…
- On most days, you do what you can to brush your teeth both morning and night. But some nights, you fall asleep before you make it to the bathroom to get things done. While this seems like a harmless habit, it might not be if you do it repeatedly.
A new study published in the journal Cancer Research has revealed that not brushing your teeth can increase your risk of throat cancer. The study foun... ››› more
- [12 December 2017]
- Thyroid cancer rates are skyrocketing! Watch out for these four symptoms
- You get regular colonoscopies to check for colon cancer and see a dermatologist to make sure you don't have skin cancer. But what about thyroid cancer - is it even something you're concerned about?
Perhaps not, but maybe you should be. The number of people diagnosed with thyroid cancer has doubled since the 1970s. Woman, in particular, seem to be at risk. Here are four symptoms to watch out for... ››› more
- [07 December 2017]
- Study links skin cancer to one of the most common medications
- New research from The University of Southern Denmark and the Danish Cancer Society has fond a clear connection between skin cancer and antihypertensive medicine containing hydrochlorothiazide.
In a previous study, the researchers demonstrated that the medicine, which is one of the most commonly used drugs for hypertension worldwide, can increase the risk of lip cancer. For the full findings of... ››› more
- [06 December 2017]
- Reduce your risk of aggressive prostate cancer by maintaining a healthy weight
- A beer belly doesn't only affect your self-esteem, but also your odds of developing aggressive prostate cancer. This is according to a recent study conducted by researchers at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in the United States.
The study also found that if you're 40 years old and obese, you're at double the risk of developing the deadly disease! For the full findings, keep ... ››› more
- [08 November 2017]
- The germs in your mouth can affect your pancreatic cancer risk!
- Findings presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research last year revealed a link between certain mouth germs and a heightened risk of pancreatic cancer.
“We identified two types of bacteria that are associated with a higher risk for pancreatic cancer and have been tied in the past to such diseases as periodontitis, or inflammation of the gums,” explained le... ››› more
- [06 November 2017]
- Here's why prostate cancer patients should be concerned about their cholesterol levels
- Attention all prostate cancer patients! The results of a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention have revealed that when abundant, two types of fat molecules circulating in your blood - cholesterol and triglycerides - can boost your risk of cancer recurrence.
“Our findings suggest that normalization, or even partial normalisation, of serum lipid levels among men with d... ››› more
- [03 November 2017]
- Regional anaesthesia during breast cancer surgery can be beneficial - here's why
- According to a recent study, undergoing regional anaesthesia during breast cancer surgery can lower your levels of inflammation and promote a better immune response.
These breakthrough findings may help improve the outcomes of breast cancer surgery. Read on for the full scoop...
Regional anaesthesia versus general anaesthetic – what’s the difference?
Regional anaesthestia is conducted b... ››› more
- [02 November 2017]
- Four foods all breast cancer patients should include in their diet
- If you're diagnosed with a serious illness like breast cancer, what you put on your plate is probably the last thing on your mind.
It shouldn't be this way though - as Erin Ross, who works with cancer patients at the Cleveland Clinic in the United States, points out, meal planning and eating well is a vital part of your breast cancer treatment plan.
“Eating well has physical, mental, and ... ››› more
- [31 October 2017]
- Cigarettes and e-cigarettes both raise bladder cancer risk, research suggests
- You might think that smoking e-cigarettes is safer than smoking traditional cigarettes, however, research suggests that smoking either type of cigarette puts you at a higher risk for bladder cancer.
“We've known traditional smoking raises bladder cancer risk, and given the surge in popularity of e-cigarettes, it's imperative we uncover any potential links between e-cigarettes and bladder can... ››› more
- [27 October 2017]
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